Have you guys heard of the “Checkers speech”?!

Advertisements Or, “Show me the money!” It’s been an educational week. Between this oratory byte and the hitherto-unknown exclamation “Great Caesar’s Ghost,” I have realized that I know absolutely nothing about American history, political or pop-cultural. So, as long as I’m back to square one, I thought I’d start it off right! What’s really weirdContinue reading “Have you guys heard of the “Checkers speech”?!”

I Love Edie

Advertisements In which I mount a defense *CW: eating disorders, assault, drug abuse* Several months back, I read Karen Karbo’s In Praise of Difficult Women, a collection of profiles of women who transformed industries, championed causes, or lived some type of way. Among the profiled is Edie Sedgwick, who clearly belonged to the last ofContinue reading “I Love Edie”

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